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Cancelling or breaking a contract

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You can sometimes get out of a contract, whether it’s in writing or not. But not always. Let’s look at some common situations and how you can take action.

What you should know

Take action

There are a handful of steps you should take if you want to cancel or break a contract.

Who can help

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in April 2020
  • Time to read: 10 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Dean Davison, Davison North Law

Dean Davison, Davison North Law

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This information from People’s Law School explains in a general way the law that applies in British Columbia, Canada. The information is not intended as legal advice. See our disclaimer.

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